French Polynesia Vice President Edouard Fritch is arrested in a bribery probe.
Two MEPs, Andrea Cozzolino and Marc Tarabella, have their legal immunity revoked by European Union lawmakers amid an investigation into money laundering and bribery.
Prime Minister of South Korea Han Duck-soo says that he will ask president Yoon Suk-yeol to pardon former Samsung executive Lee Jae-yong, who is currently on parole for bribery and embezzlement.
French Polynesia extends their COVID-19 lockdown to September 20 following the deaths of more than 200 people over the past two weeks. The lockdown extension will apply to the Society Islands and the Tuamotus archipelago as the number of cases increase in those regions.
The French Senate approves the reworded autonomy statute for French Polynesia.
A Filipino container ship runs aground on a coral reef near Raroia, Tuamotus, French Polynesia. France sends an aircraft to survey the scene in response to a request for help by Raroia's mayor.
Kellogg's issues a voluntary recall of Honey Smacks amid fears of salmonella contamination, with affected areas including the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, and some parts of French Polynesia.
An Austrian court grants a United States request to extradite Ukrainian businessman Dmytro Firtash. U.S. officials accuse Firtash of being involved in a scandal where he allegedly paid US$18.5 million in bribes for a permit to mine titanium in India, something Firtash denies.
Thirty-six policemen in Mumbai, India are suspended after they are filmed allegedly taking bribes.
Ray Nagin, the former Mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana, is indicted on 21 different counts including fraud, embezzlement, money laundering, bribery, and tax evasion.
French Polynesian President Gaston Tong Sang is ousted in a vote of no confidence led by opposition leader Oscar Temaru. Temaru once again becomes President of French Polynesia for the fifth time.